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Elderly Vancouver woman hit, killed by truck

The corner of E. 30th Ave and Main Street in Vancouver (Source: Google Maps)

The 83-year-old was crossing E. 30th Ave near Main Street when a truck made a right turn and hit her at low speed

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – An elderly woman is dead after she was hit by a pickup truck in Vancouver on Wednesday.

At around 11:30 a.m., the 83-year-old woman was walking across E. 30th Ave just east of Main St. when the truck made a right turn onto Main Street and hit her at low speed.

The woman, who was from Vancouver, died in the hospital a short time later.

The driver of the truck is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone who was in the area Wednesday morning or may have with dashcam footage of the incident to call the VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.

This is Vancouver’s sixth pedestrian fatality of the year.